Aerodrome Hotel

Aerodrome HotelExcellent location for Croydon and Central London. Ideal for both business and leisure travellers. The Aerodrome Classic Hotel is an exciting part of British aviation history dating from the 1920'S. Very convenient for London Gatwick Airport and easily accessible from the m25/m23 motorways and London Heathrow Airport. With focus very much on customer care, it has a comfortable, relaxed feel. Flexible Conference and Meeting Rooms available. Complimentary pass to a well-equipped Health Club very close by.


All 110 bedrooms have the latest interactive LCD TV system with digital blockbuster movies (in several languages), a choice of 150 albums. Guests also benefit from complimentary passes to nearby health and leisure clubs with state-of-the-art facilities, including swimming pools.

Hotel details

This premier hotel near Croydon city centre is located on the A23 close to the M25 and M23 motorways, with quick, easy access to central London by road or rail. The Aerodrome was originally built to serve the elite passengers of Croydon Airport and a huge refurbishment programme, including an additional floor and executive wing, has transformed it into Croydon's premier hotel. Guests have a choice of 2 fine restaurants: Rayon d'Or or Courtyard Restaurant, each with their own bar area. Central London is just 12 minutes by train, with mid-week courtesy transfers to and from Croydon station. With Croydon on its doorstep, the Aerodrome Hotel is close to excellent shopping, an array of restaurants, cafes and bars, and lively nightlife. London's West End and the attractions of the capital are just a short train journey away.

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 110 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Soundproofed Rooms
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Gay Friendly
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Sauna
  • Fitness Centre
  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Solarium
  • Massage
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bowling
  • Squash
  • Indoor Swimming Pool


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • Shoe Shine
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying


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Food & Beverages

The Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The food served is contemporary English with an extensive wine list. An imaginative Table D'Hote menu is available. An excellent venue for a relaxed meal and also for business entertaining. Families are welcomed and there is a separate children's menu. Large groups can also be catered for.

Without a guarantee, reservations are only held until 4pm on day of arrival.


Internet via TV is available in the hotel rooms and costs GBP 4.99 per hour. 


Free private parking is possible on site. 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


Purley Way, Croydon,
CR9 4LT London

Travel information

From London Gatwick Airport - Follow the m23 motorway towards London. Take Junction 7, signposted to Croydon. Follow the a23 through Purley and towards Croydon and Central London. The Aerodrome Hotel is located approximately 2 miles after Purley on the Left hand side of the road. Airport Transfer available on request, at a charge. From Central London - Head South on the A23 over Westminster Bridge. Follow the A23 through Brixton and Streatham for approximately 10 miles towards Croydon. Take the Croydon underpass, following the A232. Go over the flyover road and down Duppas Hill. Keep in the left hand lane and follow the signs for Gatwick Airport and the A23. At the lights by Dees of Croydon car showroom, turn right into Imperial Way. Take the first left into the hotel car park. From Croydon City Centre: Take the Croydon Underpass, following the A232. Go over the fly over road and down Duppas Hill. Keep in the left hand lane and follow the signs for Gatwick Airport and the A23. At the lights by Dees of Croydon car showroom, turn right onto Imperial Way. Take the first left into the hotel car park.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

VAT is included.  Service charge is included.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is not included, breakfast menu is available and costs vary. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 10.00 per night and person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of total guests in a room is 2. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy